Sep 28, 2012 5:30am EDT
ground today in a new search for the body of jimmy hoffa, the labor strong man with alleged ties to organized crime, his disappearance one of the most notorious and mysterious in the history of the united states. it's believed he was killed by the mob, but his body has never been found. here's ed payne. it looks like we're having some audio troubles with is story, but what we can tell you right now, crews today will be looking for jimmy hoffa, the teamster boss, this after a dying man gave them a tip that he had seen a body buried in the driveway at a home just outside of detroit, michigan. by the way, jimmy hoffa was last seen outside of a restaurant in detroit, that happening today. they did find initial tests of radon, basically clueing them in that there was a body in that driveway or something the size of a body. they'll be looking today and we'll keep you posted not only on the air, but on abc2news.com. >>> in other news this morning, police say this a gunman killed -- say that a gunman killed four people inside of a minneapolis sign- making business before turning the gun
Sep 28, 2012 6:00am EDT
you give it a try? >>> giants stadium, a florida swamp, a backyard pool. where jimmy hoffa could be buried so many years ago. today investigators search another place hoping to solve this mystery which is now 36 years old. >>> yesterday it was snow, today it was the lightning. we have seen some wild weather out west, but this is just plain dangerous. >>> and we have the showers and storms pushing off their way towards the east, but is the rain done for the day? i'll have the answer to that question coming up. >>reporter: well, lynette, traffic is just starting to slow down here on 695 at old court road. and we are dealing with several accidents across the region. i'll have your complete time saver traffic report coming up. >>> and as we head to break this morning, you're looking at a live picture of new york city. looks foggy there too. let's head up there right now and get a look at today's tech bytes. >>reporter: in today's tech bytes, facebook unwraps a gift service from the social network's members can now send gifts, real gifts, not virtual ones to other members. eventu
Sep 28, 2012 4:30am EDT
driveway will lead them to the body of famed union boss jimmy hoffa. >>> 10 burglaries in one week. how some crooks are breaking into homes in howard county and the neighbors there are nervous about thieves targeting them. >>> and the o's, they are fighting to be number one in the league, but will the red sox keep them in the spot tonight? that is a big question all of us are wondering on this friday morning. you see charley out there live at the yard. good morning and happy friday. i'm megan pringle. as you can see charley out live this morning, of course, talking about all the excitement with the o's. >>reporter: you know, a lot going on this weekend, megan regarding the orioles. it's fan appreciation weekend. we've got events and promotions tonight, tomorrow and sunday. but, you know, the ravens, they played last night and it was a wet one over at m and t bank stadium. rain possible in -- rain possibly in the forecast today. we're in a break. hey, lynette, do people need to pri these when they come to the ballpark tonight? >> no. they are not going to need that. we're going to get
Sep 27, 2012 4:55am EDT
, but that has never stopped the question, where is jimmy hoffa. the search in michigan. >>> and the hail mary being hailed the worst call in football history. some choosing to remember it with their own t-shirts. >>> topping america's money, a round of encouraging news about the housing market. the median price of a new home sored from 1 1% from july to august, the price $256,000 is the highest in almost 5 and a half years. a record number of families are dealing with student debt. more than 22 million households almost one in five had college loans in 2010. that doubled in just twenty years. >>> the postal service is on the verge of its second default in as many months, unable to come up with $6 billion to fund future retiree benefits. >>> and mcdonald's hope people will want fries and their channel tv. they have their custom made programming with news, sports entertainment. that's america's money. i'm rob nelson.
Sep 27, 2012 5:30am EDT
around the nation, the question has come through a source of legend, this is where the body of jimmy hoffa, police in michigan they can answer that after all of this time. tomorrow with a dig in roseville michigan, investigators recently got a tip from what they're calling a credible source saying that hoffa's body was buried at this home, the same time the former teamsters boss disappeared in 1975. officials say that a radar test confirmed that something is buried be beneath a slab in that home. >>> no onions, an oregon manmade the question when he ordered a quarter pounder. he discovered onions on his burger when he got home, and he called the restaurant and they said come back for a refund and they said you're not going to get the refund and that's because he ate the burger. he threw his soda at the manager and demanded money from the cash register. >>> the real referees are going to be back for tonight's ravens browns game but it was apparent that those replacements still in the minds of many from monday night. some say it was the worst call ever. it's being hailed as awful givin
Sep 28, 2012 4:55am EDT
for the body of jimmy hoffa. could they find him? we'll have details straight ahead. >>> good morning. topping america's money, cyber attacks on u.s. banks, the website for some of the country's biggest banks are under what's called denial of service attacks where heckers launch a barrage of traffic, overwhelming the site. a group from the middle east is believed to be responsible. oil prices are up after israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu issued a stern warning about iran's oil program. with oil heading downward, gas prices could be falling, but that could change now. and the nation's four large rental companies are agreeing they won't give customers cars that have been recalled but not fixed. the companies also say they will support legislation to legally enforce the promise. usually warm weather caused trees to ploom earlier than usual, then a freeze damaged crops. that's america's money, i'm sunni houston.
Sep 27, 2012 7:00am EDT
for teamsters' boss, jimmy hoffa. police in detroit have received a new trip that hoffa is buried under the driveway you see there. they're now taking soil samples. thousands of tips have come in when hoffa vanished in 1975. >>> finally, the prime minister of great britain, perhaps a little embarrassed this morning. he was on david letterman last night. got a pop quiz on british history. he did rather well. but he missed two. he knew which year the magna carta was signed. but he didn't know what magna carta meant. it means great charter. he also couldn't name the composer of "rule britannia." that composer is? thomas arnes. i'm going to guess there aren't a ton of brits that know it, either. on par, he can be excused. >> a pop quiz. >> nose are the only two he missed. >> little high-risk for a british prime minister on letterman. josh, thanks. >>> the race for the white house. "your voice, your vote" with 40 days to go. and president obama has opened up his biggest lead yet in gallup's daily poll, six points. that puts more pressure than ever on mitt romney. and david muir had a chance